Friends (1994–2004)
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The One in Vegas: Part 2 

Chandler and Monica reconcile and hastily decide to get married. Ross and Rachel get drunk and roam the casino. Phoebe deals with a 'lurker' on the slot machines.


Kevin Bright (as Kevin S. Bright)


David Crane (created by), Marta Kauffman (created by) | 2 more credits »




Episode cast overview:
Jennifer Aniston ... Rachel Green
Courteney Cox ... Monica Geller
Lisa Kudrow ... Phoebe Buffay
Matt LeBlanc ... Joey Tribbiani (as Matt Le Blanc)
Matthew Perry ... Chandler Bing
David Schwimmer ... Dr. Ross Geller
Thomas Lennon ... Randall
Jeanette Miller ... The Elderly Woman
Rick Pasqualone ... The Croupier
Rojai Holloway ... The Security Guard
Frank Novak ... The Gambler
Gabi Simson ... The Woman Dealer
Nina Mann ... Attendant


Monica gambles instead of making up with Chandler. While Rachel is sleeping Ross draws a beard and a mustache on her face. Rachel is really upset because it won't come off anymore. Monica and Chandler make up when Monica tells him she won't see Richard anymore and that Chandler is the love of her life. Rachel doesn't want to leave her room so Ross and Rachel get drunk and play blackjack in Ross' room. Monica and Chandler win big in the casino. They bet that if they win the next round they will get married right now and... they win! Ross and Rachel are very drunk and leave the room with both their faces drawn on. When Chandler and Monica go to get married, Rachel and Ross come out of the chapel very drunk - and married! Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Romance


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Release Date:

20 May 1999 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

USA See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


According to most casinos' rules regarding slot machines, when the "lurker" played the quarter and Phoebe pulled the lever resulting in the jackpot, Phoebe should have gotten the jackpot because she pulled the lever, which placed the wager. See more »


When Joey and Phoebe burst into the chapel and Joey is yelling "come on come on!" to Phoebe, it is obvious that Joey's mouth is not moving. See more »


[after coming out of a Las Vegas chapel married and drunk]
Ross: Well *hello* Mrs. Ross
[throws confetti]
Rachel: Well *hello* Mr. Rachel
[throws confetti]
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References Romy and Michele's High School Reunion (1997) See more »


Viva Las Vegas
Written by Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman
Performed by Elvis Presley
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The Episode Where Joey Jumps The Shark
28 March 2018 | by heyitsadamSee all my reviews

I thoroughly enjoyed the entire Vegas premise. The concept of Joey trekking across the US to be in a movie that gets canceled the second he arrives is a very "Joey" thing to happen; however, this is the episode where the writing in "Friends" converts Joey from "lovable not-book-smart dim-bulb artist" to "fully mentally challenged adult." From this episode forward, Joey pretty much functions as a mentally challenged adult. He doesn't know how to pay his bills. He picks a roommate based on the fact that he wants to date her not even thinking about what happens if they break up. He fights with an infant over a stuffed animal. And here, he's obsessed with his "identical hand twin," which sounds so ridiculous I would have loved to have heard that pitch in the writer's room. There was nothing wrong with a character who is all looks and no brains. Joey wouldn't be the first one of those on TV, but to make him some kind of idiot savant ... this was the beginning of the end of the show.

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